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For Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology we are looking for a Business Controller.

Location: Hengelo

Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology located in Hengelo is an internationally operating company. The company designs and produces technically high-quality, innovative systems and products for the hoisting and lifting market. Customers include large, well-established companies in the area of heavy transport and hoisting.

For Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology we are looking for a Business Controller.

Position summary

As Business Controller you are primarily responsible for controlling of the Enerpac Hengelo entities through financial business support (including business case propositions), financial control (including financial reporting and analyses thereof), transfer pricing, forecasting and optimisation of financial processes. You are part of the local Management Team and report directly to the General Manager of Enerpac Hengelo and indirectly to the Finance Manager ESSA (Europe, Sub Sahara and Africa).

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Business controlling of Enerpac Hengelo entities, act as financial business partner, guiding / support the business;
  • Monitor and optimize the Plan & Control cycle;
  • Provide and develop periodic management reports and analyses, forecasts and budgets;
  • Monitor business performance; initiate improvements & optimizations and improve overall financial performance;
  • Supervising / initiating the invoicing process of larger projects, making Percentage of Completion assessments and calculations;
  • Actively support commercial management to apply in customer tenders (reviewing quotes, contracts / legal conditions, margins, etc.);
  • Actively support local manufacturing leaders (operations, supply chain, logistics, etc.);
  • Make profitability calculations of investments; giving financially advice on planned investments;
  • Ensure compliance with corporate governance, risk management and compliance;
  • Develop, improve and implement financial and administrative processes;
  • Participate in multidisciplinary projects and programs;
  • Maintaining contacts with external parties including accountants, payment agencies and legal experts;
  • Supervise the local Business Analyst;
  • Sparring partner for local management and the General Manager, member local MT;
  • You are part of the financial team of Enerpac ESSA and keep close contact with management and colleagues of other disciplines and entities.

Experience and qualifications

  • Work experience in an international technical manufacturing company (preferably project-based);
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Business Control (Operations and Sales Control);
  • Master degree in Business Economics or Business Administration;
  • Good social and communication skills in English and Dutch, both written and verbal;
  • Experience with Excel and ERP software, knowledge of Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) is a plus;
  • Flexible in support; understanding the business, continuous switching and able to communicate and interact with different disciplines;
  • Be able to fulfil the role of business partner; having business impact and be able to connect people and the business from a financial and business economic perspective;
  • Excellent time management / disciplined in working with tight deadlines;
  • Other competences: strong analytical skills, helicopter view, self-dependence, entrepreneurial, high accuracy, hands on and no-nonsense mentality.

Additional information

Enerpac offers a full-time, varied and challenging position in an international environment. The location in Hengelo is originally a family business and this atmosphere still exists here; the internal culture is informal, cooperative and people are involved and work here with passion for the company.

About Enerpac

Enerpac is a global market leader in high pressure hydraulic tools, controlled force products and solutions for precise positioning of heavy loads. Enerpac manufactures products, from the smallest hydraulic cylinder to complete computer-operated lifting and positioning systems. Enerpac products are available worldwide through a network of 1,400 distributor partners. Enerpac has 28 facilities in 22 countries and is wholly owned by Actuant Corporation, listed on the NYSE.

Are you the right candidate for this position?

If you are interested in this opportunity please e-mail your curriculum vitae and motivation to info@robertmuntel.nl. For additional information regarding this role please contact Renate Blanckenborg or Lisette Maris on +31 (0) 53 482 22 44.